Jace Hargis, PhD

CV Highlights with Links

Executive Summary

I have enjoyed working as a/an

  • Professor/Director in Shanghai, China

  • Director in San Diego, CA

  • Professor/Associate Provost in Hawaii

  • College Director in Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • Associate Professor/Assistant Provost in Sacramento, CA

  • Assistant Professor/Director in Florida

  • Chemist, based in Florida working around the world

I have earned a/n

  • Ph.D. from the University of Florida in Curriculum & Instruction/Science Education
  • M.S. from the University of Florida​ in Environmental Engineering Science/Water Chemistry
  • B.S. from the Florida Institute of Technology in Oceanography
Work Experience
  • Professor/Director: July 2018 - Present: NYU Shanghai
  • Director: ​March 2016 - July 2018: University of California, San Diego, CA
  • Professor/Associate Provost: ​March 2015 - March 2016: Chaminade U, Hawaii
  • Researcher & Faculty Developer: ​August 2013 - February 2015: Global
  • Professor/College Director: ​June 2011 - August 2013: Higher Colleges of Tech, UAE
  • Associate Professor/Assistant Provost: June 2007 - June 2011: University of Pacific, CA
  • Assistant Professor​/Director: Feb 2000 - June 2007: University of North Florida, FL
  • Chemist & Project Manager​: Feb 1989 - Feb 2000: CH2M Hill Engineering, Inc., FL

Scholarly Publications

Hargis Google Scholar Link 

ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9372-2533 

Scopus Author ID: 24070715300





  • Siebenaler, M. K., Cannavino, C., Armenta, R., & Hargis, J. (November 2018). Online inpatient pediatrics curriculum for medical students, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition, November 2-6, 2018, Orlando, FL.

  • Hardesty, R., Gluckman, M., & Hargis, J. (August 2018). The value of ethnography: A pilot study on a class on pedagogical instruction. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal, 11(2), 1-17.

  • Park, E., & Hargis, J. (July 2018). New perspective on the TPACK framework: The “A” stands for affective. International Journal of Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, 12(2).

  • Ghanbari, S., Hadjipieris, P., Heinrichsen, E., & Hargis, J. (July 2018). “Apps and Appetizers”: Tools for teaching and research communication. Educause.

  • Goksel, N., Hargis, J., & Mutlu, M. (July 2018). Help yourself and design your own personal learning environment, EDULEARN18 Proceedings, Palma, Spain, 5915-5920.

  • Baghdadchi, S., Hardesty, R. & Hargis, J. (June 2018). Active techniques implemented in an introductory signal processing course to help students achieve higher levels of learning. Proceedings from the American Society of Engineering Education Conference, June 24 - 27, Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Iwamoto, D., & Hargis, J. (March 2018). Student Response Systems: A Mindful Approach. In R. Obeid, A. Schartz, C. Shane-Simpson, & P. J. Brooks (Eds.) The impact technology has on how instructors teach and how students learn. Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

  • Gluckman, M., & Hargis, J. (March 2018). Mobile "Whatsapp" messaging to promote informal learning community in Honduras. Proceedings from the Transformative Learning Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, March 8-9, 2018.

  • Gluckman, M., & Hargis, J. (March 2018). Measuring effective teacher observation data to support under-resourced schools in Honduras. Proceedings from the Transformative Learning Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, March 8-9, 2018.














  • Yee, K., & Hargis, J. (September 2011). Using G+ for instruction. Turkish Journal of Distance Education, 12(4), 9-11.

  • Canbek, N. G., & Hargis, J. (July 2011). Connecting augmented reality to higher education: Mash-up models in virtual worlds. International Association for Technology, Education and Development Proceedings, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Yee, K., & Hargis, J. (July 2011). Open-Source and royalty-free images for instruction: Compfight and Wylio, Turkish Journal of Distance Education, 12(3), 8-10.

  • Marotta, S., & Hargis, J. (May 2011). Active learning strategies for mathematical classes. Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies, 21(4), 377-392.

  • Yee, K. & Hargis, J. (2011). Google Moderator & clickers, Turkish Journal of Distance Education, 12(2), 9-12.

  • Hargis, J., & Marotta, S. M. (April 2011). Using Flip camcorders for active classroom metacognitive reflection. Active Learning in Higher Education, 12(1), 35–44. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469787410387816 

  • Yee, K., & Hargis, J. (January 2011). SNAPP: Graphing student interactions in a LMS. Turkish Journal of Distance Education, 12(1), 9-12.

  • Hargis, J., & GÖksel Canbek, N. (January 2011). Comparative Analysis of Current Assessment Instruments (CAIs) in Second Life within the frame of Learner-Course Owner Interactions. (IODL-ICEM, Turkey Proceedings)





  • Yee, K., & Hargis, J. (October 2009). iPhones and Smartphones. Turkish Journal of Online Distance Education, 10(4), 9-11.

  • Hargis, J., & Norrison, A. (August 2009). Faculty development at different institutions. Mountainrise Journal, 5(3).

  • Hargis, J. (July 2009). Science education travel pedagogy. International Congress of Science Ed Proceedings presented in Cartagena, Colombia.

  • Peterson, C., Patel, R., & Hargis, J. (May 2009). Promotion and tenure: Institutional, program candidate characteristics. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 23(1), 64-70.

  • Johansen, D., Scaff, C., & Hargis, J. (January 2009). Interdisciplinary project-based model for enhanced instruction of marketing courses. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 3(1), Article 22.







  • Hargis, J. (December 2006). “Trainsforming” science education via the Euro rail.  Journal of Science Education, 8(1), 6-11.

  • Hargis, J., & Schofield, K. (December 2006). Ed blogs: A Vygotsky dialectivist technology. iManagers Journal of Educational Technology, 1(2).

  • Hargis, J., & Schofield, K. (March 2006). Effects of laptop computers on student achievement and attitude. Proceedings from the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, Orlando, FL.

  • Schofield, K., & Hargis, J. (January 2006). Lessons learned with a grain of sand. Florida Association of Science Teachers Journal 2, 15-17.



  • Holland, T., & Hargis, J. (November 2005). Communication, collaboration and PD. Florida Communication Association Journal, 4, 47-51.

  • Hargis, J., & Rakita, G. (October 2005). The more we change, the more we remain the same: Electracy model of teaching. International Journal of Learning, 11, 309-314.

  • Hargis, J. (August 2005). An interdisciplinary example of experiential learning science and examining cultures. Theories & Practices, XVII, 33-37.

  • Hargis, J., & Schofield, K. (August 2005). What would you do with a WYSIWYG? Theories and Practices, XVII, 43-46.

  • Hargis, J. (July 2005). Collaboration, community & project-based learning: Does it still work online? International Journal of Instructional Media, 32(2), 26-31.

  • Hargis, J., et al. (Spring 2005).  Social interaction within technology: Reflections through the looking glass. Journal of Management Systems, 17(1).

  • DeLisle, R., & Hargis, J. (June 2005). The big fish. Education, 4(125), 702-706.

  • Hargis, J., & Rakita, G. (May 2005). Learning science on the rails. Chronicle of Higher Education, Syllabus section, 11, A8.

  • Hargis, J., & Rait, A. (January 2005). A project-based science approach.  Eisenhower National Clearinghouse, 13(1).



  • Hargis, J., & Belliard, Y. (August 2004). Assessing student-centered PBL: Insight from a student. Theories and Practices, XVI, 13-16.

  • Hall, M., & Hargis, J. (July 2004). Infusing student-centered learning with digital technology in chemistry. Journal of Science Education, 5(2), 96-99.

  • Hargis, J. (2004). Active Guide to Education. Kendal Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, Iowa.

  • Hargis, J. (2004). Introduction to Education: An Anthology. Kendal Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, Iowa.



  • Hargis, J., & Birnes, M. (December 2003). Technology-enhanced teacher professional development model. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 7(3), 137-141.

  • Hargis, J., & Rentz, B. (September 2003). Enhancing instruction with technology. Student Centered Learning Journal, 1(3), 11-12.

  • Hargis, J, Castro, C., Johnson, S., & Pruitt, D. (August 2003). Exposing students to interpreters in the classroom.  VIEWS RID, 20(7), 1-7.

  • Hargis, J. (June 2003). A model for assisting secondary science teachers’ integration of technology.  Multimedia in Schools, 10(3), 18 - 20.

  • Stagl, C., & Hargis, J. (May 2003). Developing respect for a non-traditional darkroom. Theories & Practices, 71-74.

  • Hargis, J. (May 2003). Curricular applications for video: Students evaluating students online. Theories and Practices, XIV, 85-88.

  • Hargis, J. (February 2003). Two strategies to help middle-grade students increase science literacy.  Florida League of Middle Schools, 6(1), 8-11.


2002 (first year as new Faculty Development Director)

  • Hargis, J., & Bratina, T. (May 2002). Using the Internet as an active communication vehicle of engagement. The Beacon.



  • Hargis, J., & Bratina, T. (November 2001). An interactive tool for studying math and science. Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning & Online Testing (MERLOT).

  • Donnelly, A., & Hargis, J. (October 2001). Engineering education and the Internet: A study of the effectiveness of web formats on student learning. Proceedings American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.

  • Hargis, J. (August 2001, Published online: Feb 2014). Can students learn science using the Internet? ISTE Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 33(4), 475-487.

  • Hargis, J., & Stehr, J. (April 2001). See yourself doing chemistry: Integrating tech into a chemistry lab. NSTA The Science Teacher, 68(4), 24-27.



1988 (Acknowledgement for Field Work)

  • Wolfe, J., & Harlin, M. (1988). Tide pools in Southern Rhode Island. Botanica Marina, 31(6), 525-536.



  • Hargis, J., & Kane, R. (2007). An Active Guide to Education, Second Edition. Kendal Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, Iowa.

  • Hargis, J. (2004). An Active Guide to Education. Kendal Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, Iowa.

  • Hargis, J. (2004). Introduction to Education: An Anthology. Kendal Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, Iowa.



  • Iwamoto, D., & Hargis, J. (March 2018). Student Response Systems: A Mindful Approach. In R. Obeid, A. Schartz, C. Shane-Simpson, & P. J. Brooks (Eds.) The impact technology has on how instructors teach and how students learn. Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology web site: http://teachpsych.org/ebooks.

  • Cavanaugh, C., & Hargis, J. (October 2017). Mobile learning transformation in a national higher education system. In Crompton, H., & Traxler, J. (Eds.), Mobile Learning and Higher Education: Challenges in Context (pp. 172-88). New York: Routledge.

  • Yee, K., & Hargis, J. (May 2010). Second Life brought to life: Usability in-world. Cases on Tech Adaptability & Transnational Learning. IGI Global.

  • Hargis, J., & Schofield, K. (December 2007). What Works in K-12 Online Learning? Chapter 3: What Works in Integrating Online Learning. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Publication.

2010 - present

2010 - present



Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Literature Review
Chapter 3: Methods
Chapter 4: Results
Chapter 5: Discussion
Chapter 6: References & Appendix

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